Have Gun, Will Travel members play solo sets in Tampa this weekend

The Americana happens at New World Brewery this Friday.

click to enlarge Have Gun, Will Travel members play solo sets in Tampa this weekend
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A deconstructed Have Gun, Will Travel plays the New World music hall, with the Americana band’s drummer Sam Farmer sharing the bill with HGWT frontman Matt Burke (pictured).

Farmer—who’ll wear a songwriter hat for this gig—is joined by bassist Mark Cunningham, drummer Devin Neel, and Rob Pastore on pedal steel guitar.

Burke recently released a “scrappy, lo-fi” collection of his home demos, and if you’ve seen him live, then you know Burke’s emotional folk-rock guitar-vocal-harmonica mashup provides the perfect soundtrack for sipping whiskey and forgetting the week that was (ICYMI, New World now serves liquor).

While you’re there, check out Sam Williams playing surf-rock in the biergarten starting at 7:30 p.m.

Sam Farmer and friends w/Matt Burke. Friday, April 23, 8 p.m. Tables start at $40. New World Brewery, Tampa. newworldtampa.com

See a list of Tampa “Safe & Sound” live music venues here.

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